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August 2020

The New NAFTA: How to Leverage CUSMA to Enter New Markets

August 13 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Webinar Canada

Explore key changes from NAFTA to CUSMA and learn how to leverage the trade agreement to enter into new markets. Learn More or Register

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Market Research 2: Surveys and Focus Groups

August 13 @ 10:30 am - 2:00 pm

Primary Market Research to Understand Your Customer COURSE DESCRIPTION Primary market research helps to take the guesswork out of important business decisions. Harnessing tools like surveys and focus groups, it can tell you how much your clients will spend, what motivates them to buy, and a greater understanding of customer needs and pain points. Join Mark Eversfield, Small Business BC’s Market Research Analyst, as he teaches you effective tools for collecting primary market research. WHAT WILL I LEARN? The difference…

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Hiring Co-op Students: Why it’s good for business

August 26 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Hiring co-op students can bring new skills and innovation to your business. Join Okanagan College for program and funding information. About this Event Why hire a co-op student? This webinar will provide an overview of what Co-operative education is, when students are available and how you can potentially access funding for your next student position. There will be tips on how to on-board and support students in a virtual workplace as well as how Okanagan College can support you as…

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Creating Professional Video Content Using Your Phone

August 26 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Webinar Canada

How to Reach Customers with Simple Videos From Your Phone COURSE DESCRIPTION If marketing has taught us anything in recent years it’s that customers love video content. Many business owners think it’s expensive and time-consuming to create this content but this is no longer the case. Thanks to the humble smartphone, professional-looking videos can be made quickly and easily. In the era of physical distancing, now is the perfect time for business owners to become comfortable with producing their own…

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Bookkeeping Basics

August 27 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Webinar Canada

Using a bookkeeping journal method, learn how to set-up your own books. Bookkeeping basics include the principles of double entry, how to keep your records organized, and more. Choose between paper journal system or Excel template that automatically totals your journals and produces financial statements. Learn More or Register

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How to Plan and Launch a New Website

August 27 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

This is the first in a two-part series to help you launch and improve your website, presented in partnership with Webnames. See part two: How to Get and Grow Your Website Traffic: The Basics >> Planning is the most critical factor in any successful website project. Without a detailed plan and strong understanding of what you need to accomplish your business goals, you can wind up wasting effort, money and countless hours—something no entrepreneur or small business owner can afford…

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September 2020

Export Ready: Resources to Grow Your Business Outside of BC

September 10 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Are you thinking of selling your goods or services outside of BC? Do you want to get into international markets but find yourself asking, “How do I do that?” You may feel overwhelmed by the exporting process if you’re not prepared. Whether you’re just starting out or expanding to new markets, knowing the right resources will help you reach more customers and get there smoothly. On September 10, we’re hosting a free, interactive webinar to help you learn how: To…

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Work-Life Balance

September 11 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Webinar Canada

Want to grow your business but also have time to live a life? This workshop will help you create a plan and the strategies to schedule in time for work, family, fun, self-care and anything else you prioritize in life. We will cover the four pillars for a balanced life: Self-Care, Creative Play, Values and Simplicity and then we'll create a personalized schedule for you to make it all happen. Registration deadline: September 8 Learn More or Register

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DIY Video for Social Media

September 15 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Webinar Canada

This workshop focuses on making a short video (30-60 seconds) using an iPhone or a DSLR camera. We will look at simple tools to make the most of natural lights, how to maximize your location, quick easy edits, and finally integrating it into social media sites, YouTube, and your website. Registration deadline: Sept 10 Learn More or Register

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Business Recovery Forum – A Virtual Live Event

September 16 @ 9:00 am - 6:30 pm
Webinar Canada

Join the Canadian Council for Aboriginal Business on Wednesday, September 16, 2020 for a unique experience and discover innovative ways to network, collaborate and exchange ideas to rebuild your business and prosper in this new reality and uncertain economy. This full-day event features interactive panels, engaging discussions, and keynote speakers delivering valuable insight and relevant content on how to successfully recover. Highlights include: Access To Capital And Financing For Indigenous Business How To Promote Your Business In A Virtual World…

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How to Get and Grow Your Website Traffic: The Basics

September 17 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

This is the second in a two-part series to help you launch and improve your website, presented in partnership with Webnames. See part one: How to Plan and Launch a Website >> Launching a website is only the first step in succeeding online. Just because you have a website doesn’t mean people will visit it, so you need to draw people in. On September 17, we’re hosting Julianna Horvat and Karthik Balachander, Marketing Managers at Webnames.ca, who will share tips…

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Fusion Marketing for a Digital World

September 21 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Webinar Canada

Fusion Methodology: like-minded people working together for mutual benefit. Digital marketing is booming and it’s important to maximize your organic growth through fusion methodology. Instructor, Chris Holland reviews fusion methods, organic growth, and digital marketing opportunities, and how they can help your business become accessible to the ideal demographic. Once you effectively apply these tools, your marketing campaigns will not only be more successful, they will be more enjoyable to run! Registration deadline: Sept 17 Learn More or Register

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Finding and Bidding on Opportunities with the Government of Canada

September 21 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Did you know – The Government of Canada purchases between $20-$25 billion of goods, services, and construction each year. Many of the suppliers of these goods are small businesses. Finding and Bidding on Opportunities with the Federal Government can provide a fantastic way to grow your revenue. Get an overview of buyandsell.gc.ca, which offers access to all the Government of Canada’s tenders and other related procurement information. You’ll receive guidance on the Request for Proposal (RFP) process and general information…

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Bookkeeping Basics

September 24 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Webinar Canada

Using a bookkeeping journal method, learn how to set-up your own books. Bookkeeping basics include the principles of double entry, how to keep your records organized, and more. Choose between paper journal system or Excel template that automatically totals your journals and produces financial statements. Learn More or Register

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Funding and Resources for Inclusive Employers

September 25 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am
Webinar Canada

Access Funding and Supports to Become an Inclusive Employer COURSE DESCRIPTION Did you know that as an employer you can get free help finding candidates, access wage subsidies, get free job coaching for new employees, assistive technology, and training? In celebration of Disability Employment Month in B.C., this webinar will focus on where employers can obtain support and why employing persons with disabilities is good for business. Join our panel presentation moderated by Trish Kelly of the Presidents Group, along…

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LEAP Conference for Women in Business

September 29 - October 1

The LEAP Conference for Women in Business is an opportunity for women to gain the knowledge required to grab hold of the next opportunity in their business, career or organization. Learn concrete skills to take that next LEAP forward at work and take your place as a leader in business. Network with like minded women in business. Make connections and grow your business! Keynote speakers and exhibitors are set to discuss topics such as: Leadership Gender Inclusivity Breaking into male-dominated…

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Retail Ready: How to Get Your Product Into Stores

September 30 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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One event on August 12, 2020 at 1:00 pm

Webinar Canada

Make Your Goods Retail Ready COURSE DESCRIPTION Are you ready to take your product to retail? Getting your product onto store shelves can be challenging and costly, especially if you don’t understand the pitfalls. Get started by learning about product design and how to tell your brand’s story in a way that resonates with retailers and consumers. This seminar will also focus on setting the correct retail price for your product and determining suitable sales channels to pursue your ideal…

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October 2020

Business Networking Skills for Success

October 6 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Webinar Canada

Networking and Connecting During COVID-19 COURSE DESCRIPTION COVID-19 and the need to maintain physical distancing has dramatically impacted on our ability to network and make new contacts. Don’t despair, there are still plenty of ways to make the connections you need for your business to succeed. Now is the perfect time to assess your network and increase your connections so your business is well poised to benefit as our economy gradually reopens. Join Cathy Kuzel, Business Development Strategies and Advisor,…

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Retail Ready: How to Get Your Product Into Stores

October 21 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Webinar Canada

Make Your Goods Retail Ready COURSE DESCRIPTION Are you ready to take your product to retail? Getting your product onto store shelves can be challenging and costly, especially if you don’t understand the pitfalls. Get started by learning about product design and how to tell your brand’s story in a way that resonates with retailers and consumers. This seminar will also focus on setting the correct retail price for your product and determining suitable sales channels to pursue your ideal…

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Government Funding for International Growth

October 23 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Webinar Canada

Accessing government resources for exporting COURSE DESCRIPTION If you are looking to expand your sales outside of Canada, there are government programs available to help. This seminar will explore programs that split the cost of attending virtual trade events, establishing new research and development collaborations with foreign partners, and conducting market research to find new international customers for your products or services. This seminar features speakers from Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, B.C. Ministry of Agriculture, and Global Affairs Canada Trade…

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November 2020

Business Mapping: Developing a Smart Business Model

November 9 @ 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Webinar Canada

Mastering the Business Model Canvas COURSE DESCRIPTION Struggling with the complexities of a business plan? Business mapping helps to deconstruct the formal elements of a business plan, simplifying a lot of the information into bite-sized pieces. It covers the same aspects as a more traditional business plan, without going into as much granular detail. Join Dylan Hrycyshen, Small Business BC as he provides you with a lean start-up canvas for developing a new business that segments your potential enterprise into…

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